IT’S HERE! The reason for the diets and the crazy workouts; the GAYEST of all gay weekends is finally upon us…yes, I’m talking about…
IT’S HERE! The reason for the diets and the crazy workouts; the GAYEST of all gay weekends is finally upon us…yes, I’m talking about GAYDAYS! Hotspots has just about everything you need to know about this amazing weekend in our schedule of events that we feature in this issue. Check it out. We cover most of the official GayDays, One Magical Weekend, and One Mighty Weekend Events there, so in my column this week, I am providing you with a list of other events, some official, some not so official, but all are going to be amazing. Pick and choose carefully boys and girls because this is one long weekend. Pace yourselves; you don’t want to miss one damn minute of it! While you’re at GayDays, be sure to stop by the expo to say hi to us at the Hotspots booth, you can’t miss us because we’re the first people you’ll see as you enter the expo. We’ll have a photo booth set up and lots of fun giveaways, along with a chance for you win a weekend getaway to Provincetown. Be safe and have a great GayDays 2013 everyone! As always, until next week…much love to you all! Scott
Thursday, May 30th
Tonight’s main Thursday evening pool party featuring DJ Fierce Tease from 5:00pm – 10:00pm and then Orlando’s own DJ Gre3mnky takes over until 2:00am. For more information on all of the events being held at the host hotel please visit www.gaydays.com
If you’ve been before, then you know how popular A Taste of GayDays is, if you haven’t then this is something you need to experience. This is a great way to socialize and meet some new friends in a low key, upscale event. This offers a tasting of beers, wines, spirits and hors d’oeuvres from all sorts vendors and restaurants. The event takes place at the Doubletree Host Hotel in the Grand Lakes Ballroom. $25 in advance and $30 at the door. www.gaydays.com
Tonight, Revolution Nightclub presents: Dirty Sexy Wurkout, a GayDays.com weekend event. On the decks TAKING OVER will be the hottie himself, DJ Kidd Madonny. Tonight’s kickoff event will hosted by Celebrity Icon Candis Cayne with a live performance by the iconic gay songstress herself Kim English singing her hits, “Unspeakable Joy”, “Everyday” and “Treat Me Right”. Jumpstart your GayDays weekend at one of the busiest Thursday nights in Orlando at Revolution Nightclub. There will be shuttle service between the GayDays host hotel and Revolution throughout the night. www.Revolutionorlando.com
Friday, May 31st
For all of you who want a little Latin flair, GayDays.com and JTL Productions presents Latin Explosion at The Doubletree Host Hotel in the SeaWorld Ballroom. DJ’s Gabriel, Nan2 and EV~E will be spinning the best in Latin house, Dance, Salsa and more. There will be performances by LD and Jhoni along with the sexy and sultry Jasmine International. Doors open at 9:30pm until 3:00am. This event is 18+. Visit www.gaydays.com to purchase tickets.
DRIP is an in your face explosion of color and movement featuring a live rock band all in an industrial dive bar. You may get wet and you may get messy but there is no doubt that a good time will be had by all. This show features modern and contemporary dancers performing in paint, flying water and sand and is an exciting and moving love story between two men. The show takes place at 8747 International Drive and has two sittings, 8:30pm and 11:30pm. www.Ilovedrip.com to purchase tickets.
If it’s the Bear, Cub and Chub scene that you’re looking for, you should hit up the Tidal Wave party at Wet ‘n Wild Waterpark. The fun starts at 6:00pm and goes until Midnight. For more information on the Tidal Wave weekend events, please visit www.tidalwaveparty.com
Saturday, June 1st
Tonight, Pulsate Saturdays at Pulse Nightclub present a show of epic proportion featuring Angelica Sanchez, Trinity Taylor and Orland’s very own CoCo Montrese from RuPaul’s Drag Race season 5. This is one of Orlando’s hottest Saturday night parties which features the musical talents of DJ Scott Robert. www.Pulseorlando.net
The Stonewall Starlettes present an evening of Disenchanted Disney. Showtime is at 11:00pm and features Aysia Black and The Devine Grace. Stonewall Bar is located at 741 W. Church street. www.Stonewallorlando.com